Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 “45th Anniversary” 

  • $585k built in Germany
  • 2012
  • 563 HP 6.2L
  • 197 mph
With 563 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque, the extra weight goes unnoticed.
by Car and Driver (Sep, 2011)
Requests for upshifts and downshifts are handled quickly and with seemingly greater responsiveness than in the last SLS AMG coupe we tested.
by Car and Driver (Sep, 2011)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 “45th Anniversary”

0-60mph

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 “45th Anniversary”
3.5 s
Pantera L
7.6 s
BMW M1
6.2 s

Top speed

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 “45th Anniversary”
197 mph
Pantera L
143 mph
BMW M1
164 mph

1/4 mile

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 “45th Anniversary”
11.6 s
Pantera L
15.6 s
BMW M1
14.5 s

Data points Key details of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 “45th Anniversary”

Price

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 “45th Anniversary”
$585k
LaFerrari
$1.30M

Number built

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 “45th Anniversary”
5 cars
LaFerrari
499 cars

In The News From around the web

In keeping with the exclusive exterior and interior equipment and appointments, the engineering under the bonnet is of a similarly exclusive standard.48 year-old racing driver Bernd Schneider is assisting the responsible AMG engine fitter in installing the naturally aspirated AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine.
This is followed by a visit to the AMG engine "Manufaktur" (hand-finishing section), where Bernd Schneider and the AMG engine fitter assembled the AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine by hand.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mercedes-Benz
Price $584,587
Type of car Race car
Year 2012
City mileage 14 MPG
Highway mileage 20 MPG
Number built 5 cars

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 7 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

road tests

Top speed 197 mph
1/4 mile 11.6 s
0-60mph 3.5 s

power & handling

Maximum hp 563 HP @ 6,800 RPM
Maximum torque 479 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,208 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Width 76.3 in
Height 49.7 in
Wheelbase 105.5 in
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